ABOUT THE BOOK:
The mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism have fascinated people for centuries. This book is aimed at those who have an interest in the rituals, traditions, practices, and little-known facts and culture of Tibetan Buddhism.
Among the many elements one will find in this book are: what makes up a person’s practice; what the eight auspicious symbols mean; what etiquette should be followed while in a shrine room or temple setting; who are the major Tibetan Buddhist deities; what do Tibetan names mean; what are the major Tibetan holidays; what are some good movies to watch about Tibetan Buddhism.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Richard E. Farkas is a practising Tibetan Buddhist and a student of the culture of Tibet. He is co-founder of the Tibetan Buddhist Community of Lexington, Kentucky. He has worked with the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center of Bloomington, Indiana, and has served on the board of directors of the Drepung Gomang Institute in Louisville, Kentucky.